Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course
Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
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Course Length: 3 days
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.
Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?
Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.
If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.
Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
- To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
- To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
- To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
- To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements
Noise at Work Training Course Overview
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
What will you achieve?
Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.
"The course was delivered professionally, with clarity in pleasant well equipped surroundings. Have no doubt that I am now equipped to carry out noise assessments competently and with confidence. Heartily recommended for anyone who needs to have these tools in their armoury."
Ian Clay, Cummins Turbo Technologies - 27th Nov 2012
"I really enjoyed the course which will be extremely benificial moving forward within my company. The instruction and information was very good but could do with a slight bit of updating in ref to the yearly statistics"
James Bishop, General Dynamics - 20th Sep 2016
"A very good interesting lively course. Very interactive well done."
Charlie Peel, Serco - 13th May 2014
"Excellent Course, great teaching and very interactive."
Steven Arnold, Turner Powertrain Systems - 25th Nov 2014
"Very well presented course. Pitched at correct level of the attendants, well worth attending."
Rob McCarthy, Bodycote Limited - 25th Nov 2014
"This course was set at a level suitable for delegates on the course. There is plenty of information contained in the training pack and for those who did not have noise meters there were plenty available to use during the exercises. Felt confident at the end of the course to carry out noise assessments in the work area."
Val Morris, London Midland - 22nd Mar 2011
"Fantastic course. Breaks down the regulations into easily understood sections which are applicable to the worksite. Excellent instruction throughout, Thank You."
Rebecca Potter, Petrofac FM Ltd - 15th Jan 2013
"Great course and well delivered. The tutor made the course interesting and also made the tricky calculations easy."
Stuart Hardy, ABP Immingham - 1st Feb 2017
"Very Good course, covered everything required and more, 10/10 5* training given in a very talented form by Stephen Marshall, Clear teaching with good practical and theory"
Dave Clayton, Nestle - 26th Jan 2016
"The course was very well presented, the trainer had excellent subject knowledge and all relevant information was included in clear hand outs. Location was very good and I would definitely recommend this course to others."
Cerian wood, Unilever - 25th Nov 2014
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